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Desautels BCom Students Win CFA Scholarships

Desautels BCom students Marc-Antoine Allen, Nicolas Bellemare, and Ryan M. Galea have won 3 of the 8 scholarships offered by the Montreal CFA Society in collaboration with CFA Institute.

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Published on : 24 Jan 2012

Dr. Nancy Adfer, slikarka in strokovnjakinja za menedžment (Article on Professor Nancy Adler in Slovenian)

(Article on Professor Nancy Adler in Slovenian) Bila je jesen in bil je Bled. In bila je Nancy, ki je že na začetku pogovora predlagala, da je škoda ure za sedenje v kavarni. Obula je superge in sva šli. Okoli jezera. Jaz in dr. Nancy Adler, ženska, ki bi ji mirno pripisali več življenj.

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Published on : 24 Jan 2012

Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability

The 2012 Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability (DBCS) was held at McGill from January 19th to 21st to promote discussion and education among business-minded delegates through a three-day speaker series.

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Published on : 23 Jan 2012

Why Does H.R. Too Often Kill Innovation?

“Whatever you do, please don’t mention this to anyone in HR, they will kill it”. That quote may sound odd but it is real. The ‘it’ being kept secret from HR is an innovative learning program. I am sure the same thing happens with all sorts of HR innovations, not just learning.

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Published on : 23 Jan 2012

New Bronfman Second Floor Unveiled

On Wednesday, January 18ththe second floor of the Bronfman Building was unveiled through speeches by faculty and student representatives at the semi-formal ceremony in the new facilities. “Welcome Bronfman students to your new space.”

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Published on : 20 Jan 2012

Talking Management with Karl Moore: No separating emotion from the workplace

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to Neal Ashkanasy, a professor from the University of Queensland in Australia.

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Published on : 18 Jan 2012

The Indo-Canadian report with Rashi Khilnani: Political risks of doing business in the world’s largest democracy

Late last year, the Indian government liberalised its policies on Foreign Direct Investment in the retail sector. Then it reversed the decision. Now it's opened the doors again. William Polushin, a professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, explains what these fluctuations mean for Canadian businesses wanting to invest in the world's largest democracy.

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Published on : 17 Jan 2012

WestJet looks to buy smaller planes, challenge Air Canada

WestJet wants to buy a fleet of smaller planes and launch a regional airline that would challenge Air Canada in Canadian cities such as Lethbridge, a major culture shift for a carrier married to 737s for the past 16 years.

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Published on : 17 Jan 2012

More MBAs Makes the World a Better Place

During the holidays, I managed to meet up with a few old friends who have decided to go back to school. I had a great time chatting with them about the days we used to teach in Fukushima and the days we pulled all-nighters playing Risk in Tokyo. After the reminiscing, we shared our experiences about getting our MBA. – Article by Desautels MBA student, Boon Hoh

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Published on : 12 Jan 2012

Desautels Students Interviewed on CBC Homerun

Montrealer Melanie Walsh just returned from India. The McGill MBA student travelled there to meet underprivileged girls who she and her classmates helped get into school. Melanie was joined by Patricia Lohmus, who helped raised funds through social media. The two women spoke with CBCs Homerun about their efforts.

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Published on : 11 Jan 2012

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Business the solution to social inequities

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, speaks to a very senior professor at the Harvard Business School, Joseph Bower.

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Published on : 11 Jan 2012

McGill Desautels BCom students take six podiums at the 2012 Jeux du Commerce

Desautels Faculty of Management BCom students took six top 3 podiums at the 24th edition of the Jeux du Commerce, hosted by Laval University in Quebec City from January 5 to 8, 2012.

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Published on : 11 Jan 2012

Canada Inc. is missing the India opportunity

As we venture into a new year of business opportunities and challenges around the world, I couldn’t think of a better way of describing the mindset that is required by Canadian entrepreneurs, managers, employees and policy makers if we are to effectively make the transition from a trading nation to nation of traders.

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Published on : 06 Jan 2012

Talking Management with Karl Moore: The future of renewable energy

Karl Moore of McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management speaks to Falck Renewables’ CEO, Willie Heller, about the company's European focus.

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Published on : 04 Jan 2012

WestJet sets sights on Air Canada’s title

Karl Moore, a professor at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, said Mr. Saretsky understands the challenges because he worked at Seattle-based Alaska Airlines Inc. It flies Boeing 737s, but its affiliate, Horizon Air, operates Q400 turboprops.

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Published on : 01 Jan 2012